Written by Jessie T. de Guzman

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The course is designed to facilitate the student of missiology in his or her inquiry into social and cultural realities of Asian contexts in relation to the mission, towards a deeper understanding of the collective conscience and un-conscience of the Sacred, the collective experience of the Sacred, and the religious semiology and symbolic functions of religion. It aims to lead the student to a holistic and integrative perspective of mission and culture and to equip him or her with sociological and cultural anthropological tools to enhance his or her competence in mission in the effectiveness of his or her evangelization work.

Professor: Prof. Maxi Fernando, Ph.D.

Schedule: March 15 to April 24, 2017Monday and Wednesday– 8:30am to 11:30am



The Course provides an introduction to the basic descriptive and inferential statistical concepts, formulae, methods and processes that may be used for the performance of religious as formators, evangelizers, educators, community workers, theologians, pastoral workers, etc.

Professor: Prof. Maxi Fernando, Ph.D.

Schedule: March 16 to April 24, 2017Tuesday and Thursday – 1:30pm to 4:30pm



This is a special course for the three Faculties of ICLA. In it will reflect about the Spirit of Mission, of Spirituality and of different charisms – especially in Consecrated Life. It is divided in two parts: Pneumatology and Theology of the Charisms. And each part in three subdivisions: Naming – Narrating – Advancing.

Professor: Fr. Prisco Cajes, OFM

Schedule: January 30 to February 24, 2017; Monday, Wednesday and Friday – 8:30am to 11:30am



The course presents a synthesis of contemporary exegetical materials on the main scriptural bases of Consecrated Life. It expands the presentation beyond the evangelical counsels and proposes that these counsels be understood and lived in the context of the four poles of Consecrated Life and Mission: 1) Jesus, 2) Gospel, 3) Community, 4) Witness/ Mission –all of which are integrated by a life of prayer/ contemplation. The course likewise helps students explore for themselves, individually and as a small group, important key words/ concepts in Consecrated Life based on Scriptures and on their lived experiences.

Professor: Sr. Judette Gallares, RC

Schedule: February 27 to March 10, 2017; Monday, Wednesday and Friday – 8:30am to 11:30am and 1:30pm to 4:30pm



This course will offer an exposition on the different dimensions of human sexuality that is integral to how one lives the Christian life. In expounding on the different dimensions, the areas of choice in the context of one’s commitment to Jesus Christ in the religious life, will be given emphasis. All throughout, some practical connections and suggestions to further relate human sexuality and spirituality will be done. It will also explore the causes of some consequent dysfunctional behaviors and relationships when there is distortion or a reductionist understanding of human sexuality (i.e. sexual misconduct, gender inequalities) and show these as contractions to the ways and values of Jesus Christ.

Professor: Sr. Malen Java, RC

Schedule: March 13 to April 7, 2017; Monday, Wednesday and Friday – 8:30am to 11:30am